Research Fellow, Time Series

Melbourne, Australia
10 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full Time
Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting and rewarding directions at one of the world’s top 80 universities

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions with access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers. Innovative, supportive, successful and with great breadth and depth of talent, Monash Information Technology is a leader in research and education. We provide an ideal environment in which to excel and are located in Melbourne, one of the world’s most liveable cities.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM.

The Opportunity

Monash has unsurpassed breadth and depth of expertise across the broad range of areas of information technology that underpin the fast-developing field of data science. Harvard Business Review recently deemed Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century. Our degrees provide pathways to careers in this exciting and lucrative profession.

We work with industry, government and community partners to develop effective data-driven solutions with impact and research expertise. Areas of research expertise includes: data governance, data management and data archiving, data analytics and visualisation in the digital humanities, community, cultural heritage and not-for-profit sectors.

An exciting opportunity exists for a technically-focused Research Fellow, who has the outstanding opportunity to combine their passions, and divide their time between their research activities and their software engineering.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious and talented researcher, who also has strong software development skills, particularly around developing and releasing open-source software.

If you are enthusiastic at the prospect of taking on a ground-breaking challenge, we strongly encourage you to apply!

The Melbourne Area

For six consecutive years, Melbourne has been rated the #1 city worldwide for quality of life (see Economist & Guardian), with excellent education, healthcare, infrastructure, low crime, and exceptional cuisine, cultural activities, and creative design. The regional area is renowned for its dramatic coastline, extensive parks, exotic wildlife, and the Yarra Valley wine region.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading “Group of 8” University with top-rankings and like-minded, passionate academics. If you feel you have the drive and expertise to contribute to this cutting-edge group, then we encourage you to apply!

The faculty is strongly committed to improving the diversity of our staff and students, and promoting a culture of equity, fairness, respect and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University may require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Professor Geoff Webb, Data Science and AI, +61 3 9905 3296,

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 10 November 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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